Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic

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Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
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Tournament information
Location Oneida, Wisconsin, U.S.
Established 2017
Course(s)Thornberry Creek at Oneida
Par72
Length6,624 yards (6,057 m)
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Format Stroke play – 72 holes
Prize fund$2.0 million
Month playedJuly
Final year 2019
Tournament record score
Aggregate257 Kim Sei-young (2018)
To par−31 as above
Current champion
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanshan Feng
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Oneida 
Location in the United States
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Oneida 
Location in Wisconsin

The Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic was a women's professional golf tournament in Wisconsin on the LPGA Tour. It debuted in 2017 and was played at Thornberry Creek at Oneida, just northwest of Green Bay. Opened in 1994, [1] the course is owned by the Oneida Nation. [2]

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On August 21, 2019, the Oneida Nation announced that due to the lack of return on the investment to run the event they were not going to renew their contract with the LPGA to continue the tournament. [3]

The 2018 event saw Kim Sei-young post the lowest to-par score (−31) and the lowest 72-hole total score (257) in LPGA Tour history. [4]

Winners

YearDatesChampionCountryScoreMargin
of victory
Purse
($)
Winner's
share ($)
2019 Jul 4–7 Shanshan Feng Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 259 (−29)1 stroke2,000,000300,000
2018 Jul 5–8 Kim Sei-young Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 257 (−31)9 strokes2,000,000300,000
2017 Jul 6–9 Katherine Kirk Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 266 (−22)1 stroke2,000,000300,000

Tournament records

YearPlayerScoreRound
2019 Patty Tavatanakit 61 (−11)4th

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References

  1. "Thornberry Creek At Oneida". Golf Wisconsin. Retrieved July 7, 2017.
  2. Wisneski, Nate (November 2, 2016). "Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic seeks volunteers and announces ticket plans". Oneida Nation. Retrieved July 7, 2017.
  3. "Oneida Nation ends LPGA sponsorship, citing lack of return on investment". Press Gazette Media. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  4. "Sei Young Kim wins Thornberry Creek Classic in historic fashion". ESPN. Associated Press. July 8, 2018.

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